Nasarawa Assembly passes Revenue Harmonization bill, other into law, begin Ramadan recess.

Rt. Hon Danladi Jatau, the Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly

Nasarawa Assembly passes Revenue Harmonization bill, other into law, begin Ramadan recess.

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has passed into law A Bill for a Law to Amend, Repeal and Re-Enact the Nasarawa State Harmonization and Administration of Revenue Law and For Purposes Connected Therewith.

The House also passed into law Bill for a Law to Amend College of Agriculture, Science and Technology, Lafia Nasarawa State 2020 and other Matters Connected Thereof.

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Rt. Hon Danladi Jatau, the Speaker of the House announced the passage of the two bills into law during the House proceedings today in Lafia

The Speaker said the bill when assented to by Gov. Abdullahi Sule would curtail multiple tax collections and boost the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state.

He also said that the bill if assented to by the State Governor, it will checkmate irregularities or problems associated with revenue collection in the state.

On College of Agriculture, Science and Technology bill, the Speaker said that the bill if assented to by the Governor would change the nomenclature of the headship of the institution from Provost to Rector and Deputy Provost to Deputy Rector.

The Speaker directed the Clerk of the House to communicate the House resolution to Gov. Abdullahi Sule for his further necessary action.

Earlier, Hon Suleiman Yakubu Azara, the Majority Leader of the House moved motions for the two bills to scale third readings which was seconded by the Minority Leader, Hon Luka Iliya Zhekaba.

The House unanimously passed the two bills into law.

In a related development, the House deliberated on the report of the House Committee on Education, Science and Technology on a Bill for a Law to Establish the Wing Commander Abdullahi Ibrahim Vocational and Technology Institute Lafia and for other matters connected Thereof.

The Speaker slated 15th April, 2024 for the passage of the bill into law.

Earlier, Hon Suleiman Yakubu Azara, the Majority Leader moved a motion for the adoption of the committee report.

Hon Luka Iliya Zhekaba, the Minority Leader seconded the motion.

Rt. Hon Danladi Jatau, the Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly
Rt. Hon Danladi Jatau, the Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly

The House unanimously adopted the report.

The Speaker further announced that the House would commence Ramadan break today, March 6th, 2024 and would resume on April 15th, 2024 after Hon Suleiman Yakubu Azara, the Majority Leader moved a motion to that effect which was seconded by the Minority Leader, Hon Luka Iliya Zhekaba.

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